Five Public Uprising Forces Members Killed in Takhar

Local officials confirmed that Taliban insurgents had killed at least five members of the public uprising forces and wounded three others in Takhar province.

The Taliban attacked a security checkpoint in Jarqishlaq village in Baharak district at 11pm on Sunday.

A spokesman for Takhar police said that Taliban insurgents had also been killed in the attacks, but their exact number was unknown.

Similar attacks on Saturday night had killed at least 15 members of the public uprising and local police forces when they targeted seven security posts in the province.

22 / June 2020
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